| 18 Jul 2024
Artist Aloud presents LA Calling on

MUMBAI: Artist Aloud – The App, India’s only independent content app for fans, artists, producers and labels, along with brings an exciting contest for aspiring bands with a new property Artist Aloud LA Calling. This contest will give bands a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to LA and meet the most celebrated Grammy award winning producer & musician John Shanks.

A legend in his own right, Shanks won the Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical in 2005 for his work on Autobiography, the Kelly Clarkson song ‘Breakaway’, Hilary Duff's ‘Fly’, Robbie Robertson's ‘Shine Your Light’ and Alanis Morissette's album So-Called Chaos. He is also described as ‘the father of that guitar-driven kind of pop sound’ by Clive Davis. His other remarkable work includes The Backstreet Boys ‘Never Gone’ and Bon Jovi's ‘Have a Nice Day’.

Artist Aloud VP Soumini Sridhara Paul said, “We have always put our heart and soul in coming up with the best platforms to promote upcoming artists. The Artist Aloud LA Calling contest is one such effort to bring out the best of independent music. We are very happy to partner with in this one of its kind contest in the country and to encourage independent music in India. We truly believe that it will be an unforgettable experience for the participants.” co-founder Divyansh Bajpai, added, “As a social media hub designed to leverage existing platforms for virality, it’s always been a dream of ours that talented artists would be able to utilize Indi to marshal their entire sphere of social media influence to break through onto an international stage. Given Artist Aloud’s outstanding reputation along with Indi Vice President of Music John Shank’s stellar resume, we have the perfect set of stakeholders to reach out to Indian artists and give them a chance to change their lives and achieve true international stardom.”

The participants can enter the contest by uploading their original content video on Starting from 1 December, 2016, Artist Aloud and will shortlist the top 10 bands and the winner will be decided by John Shanks himself. The winner will get a chance to travel to Los Angeles. That’s not all, the winner of the LA Calling contest will also get to meet and be mentored by John Shanks. Also as a part of the rewards, the winning band may also get an opportunity to perform at Hard Rock Cafe LA or some other similar venue. So, get ready to give your best performance and a chance to win a trip to LA and meet the music legend John Shanks.